From near the sea to idyllic Georgian villages and towns, we’ve rounded up the best properties on the market in the New Forest right now…
1. Tom’s Lane Corner, Lyndhurst
This beautiful family home sits on the outskirts of the extremely popular and largely unspoilt village of Minstead. Built in 1912, the wisteria-covered property features brick elevations beneath, a French terracotta tiled roof and direct forest access through 5 separate gates. As a newly refurbished property, natural stone has been used throughout to create sublime looking interiors from which you can enjoy views over the gardens and paddocks.
2. Beechwood Lane, Ringwood
A classic example of late Victorian/early Edwardian architecture takes its place in the village of Ringwood on 13 acres of land. Comprising of 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 5 sitting rooms, the property offers a fantastic living location with picturesque views over the forest and the house’s parkland setting. A land-paddock, staff annexe and an equestrian building also feature in the property’s gardens.
3. Twin Palms, Beaulieu
Original 1970s curved steps lead to the main entrance of this impressive property which sits inside Hampshire’s most premier postcode. Its striking interiors include beautiful Crema Marfil marble flooring throughout, glass walls which enable striking views of the woodland gardens and a balcony, the perfect place for a coffee on a summer’s morning. With shared access to a jetty on the Beaulieu river, where else would you spend your weekends?
4. Little Harrow, Bransgore
This immaculate 13 bedroom house offers the perfect mix of modern and country living. Set over 15 acres of grounds, the home includes fabulous amenities for luxurious family living including an indoor swimming pool and double tennis courts. Superbly located, the house offers easy links to both Bournemouth and Christchurch.
5. Rye Hill Cottage, Beaulieu
This picture perfect Grade II listed cottage sits peacefully behind wooden gates in the village of Beaulieu. The impressive gardens add to the property’s charm with a babbling brook running through its mature colourful flower and shrub beds as well as two footbridges, supplying the perfect viewing platform to see the characterful gardens. The exquisite home features full height ceilings and a thatched roofline which typifies its period, as well as stunning casement windows.
6. Broomy Hurst, Shobley
A fine Edwardian house sits in the hamlet of Shobley offering fabulous opportunities to walk, ride and sail along the South Coast. Five acres of land envelop the house as well as a heated and paved swimming pool, a large tennis court and a superb paddock. Enjoy a summer’s evening in the house’s conservatory which gives unparallel views over the superbly maintained landscaped gardens.
7. East Hill Farm, Exbury
Situated in the most perfectly secluded forest location is this astonishing Grade II listed farmhouse in Exbury. In close proximity of The Solent and Lepe Beach, the property sits on over 10,000 square feet and offers an exceptional living, working and recreational space. Its glorious farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room forms the heart of the home as an open vaulted ceiling has been fitted, a perfect place to watch the stars at night.
8. Fleetwater Cottage, Lyndhurst
Dating back to the 18th century, this charming cottage has been extended and modernised whilst still retaining many of its original features. Offering extremely spacious accommodation, the property is accessed through a solid timber front door. Located in one of the New Forest National Park’s most sought-after villages, Minstead, the house features direct access to the open forest by footpaths and bridleways, suitable for walking and riding.
9. Little Salterns, Beaulieu
Nestled on the beautiful shores of Beaulieu river, this large home offers luxurious private living and striking views of the Isle of Wight. Upon entrance, you are struck by views through the dining room of the river at the bottom of the garden. The entire property poses as a fabulous entertaining space as its beautifully marbled worktops and Larcornue range style cooker sit in the kitchen, with a swimming pool and tennis courts outside. The annexe can be accessed from the utility room, providing the perfect space for guests to stay.
10. Rockford Cottage, Highwood
Taking its place in the highly sought-after hamlet of Highwood, Rockford Cottage offers tranquil living in a picturesque location. The property’s rear terrace offers a fabulous vantage point where you can enjoy views spanning across the beautiful semi-rural valley. Featuring copious amounts of space, the house also has a number of outbuildings including stables, tractor sheds and garages.
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